Colloquia and Seminars

Fall 2009
Unless otherwise posted, all colloquia are held at 3 pm on Fridays in Math/Science Center E300

DATE SPEAKER TITLE and ABSTRACT
>Special Date!<
Wed., August 26
Paul Umbanhowar
Northwestern University
Flow and Motion in Granular Media
September 4 Nikolai Sinitsyn
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Geometric phases in stochastic kinetics: new design principles in nano-mechanics
September 11 Alex Groisman
University of California, San Diego
Physics in microscopic flows
September 18 Sally Dawson
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Waiting for the LHC: Exploring the Quantum Universe
September 25 Clifford M. Will
Washington University in St. Louis
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
October 2 Justin Gallivan
Emory University
Reprogramming Bacteria with Small Molecules and RNA
October 9 YEP Student Colloquium presents:
Paul Chaikin

New York University
Jammed Ellipsoids Beat Jammed Spheres: Experiments with Candies and Colloids
October 23 Amy Sullivan
Agnes Scott College
3D Phase Imaging of Integrated Optical Devices
October 30 Hang Lu
Georgia Tech
Microfluidics for manipulating multicelular organisms and cells
November 6 Wolfgang Losert
University of Maryland
Decision making and collective dynamics of Cells
November 13 Effrosyni Seitaridou
Emory University at Oxford
Microfluidics and the study of non-equilibrium systems
November 20 Susan Coppersmith
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Understanding the Microarchitecture of Mother-of-Pearl
November 27 Thanksgiving
No Colloquium
December 4 Aimin Liu
Georgia State University
Mechanistic Enzymology of Tryptophan Oxidation
December 11 Jasna Brujic
New York University
Random close packing in polydisperse jammed emulsions

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